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This year was the year for the Hillsboro High School softball program. With a line-up full of hitters, anchored by a strong senior core, the Hiltoppers were looking to score their first regional … more
Montgomery County players made up a quarter of the selections on this year's 40-player South Central Conference all-conference team, which was voted on by the coaches of the SCC. Hillsboro, who … more
In the regional championship, it was a bunt that was the difference maker. In the sectional semifinal, it was a blast. Or two of them to be exact as the Hillsboro softball team picked up a 5-2 … more
Softball, more than almost any other sport, is a momentum game. On Saturday, all of that momentum belonged to Southwestern as they defeated Hillsboro 10-0 in five innings to win the Litchfield … more
Wet weather yielded the softball field at Litchfield High School unplayable on Tuesday, May 21, which meant that everything was pushed back a day at the IHSA Class 2A Litchfield Sectional. Instead … more
For a team with 21 home runs this season, it might be a little odd to have to rely on the little things to pick up a victory, but the Hillsboro Lady Hiltoppers showed they are just as adept at small … more
This year has already been the most successful season in the history of Hillsboro High School softball, in terms of total wins, but on Tuesday, May 14, the Lady Hiltoppers took the next step in … more
Wednesday night's game between Southwestern and Hillsboro was everything a softball fan could have wanted as the top two teams in the South Central Conference battled it out in a pitching duel that … more
The Litchfield and Hillsboro softball teams put their rivalry aside for a while on Tuesday, May 7, to show their support for a little girl close to the hearts of both teams. Both the Panthers and … more
In her 17 previous pitching appearances this year, Hillsboro senior Kai Hanner had been near perfect several times, giving up just one hit on five separate occasions. On Monday, May 6, Hanner struck … more
The top of the lineup was potent for the Hillsboro High School softball team on Monday, April 29, as the first three hitters went a combined 9-for-10, with ten runs scored and ten more driven in … more
The Hillsboro High School softball team remain perfect in the South Central Conference after an 8-3 win over Roxana on Friday, April 26, in Hillsboro. The Shells, who entered the game 4-3 in the … more
The only thing bigger than the Lady Hiltoppers' hit total on Tuesday, April 23, was their win total as the Hillsboro softball team improved to 20-3 with a 10-0 victory over Staunton. The Toppers … more
It was a tough finish for the Hillsboro girls soccer team on Tuesday, April 23, as they fell to Pana 1-0 on a late goal by the Panthers. Playing at the Hillsboro Sports Complex, the two conference … more
Wednesday was one of those games that great teams need during a special season. After being held to one hit and no runs in the first 11 innings of April 17th's game against Alton Marquette, Hillsboro … more
The Hillsboro High School softball team picked up their seventh and eighth shutout wins of the season to start the week and remain undefeated in the South Central Conference with victories over … more
The Hillsboro softball team got a late three-run homer from Shelby Houchlei and a 12-strikeout one-hitter by Kai Hanner allowed the Lady Hiltoppers to score an 8-1 victory over rival Litchfield on … more
The Hillsboro softball team went 2-1 at the Ramsey Invitational Tournament on Saturday, April 13, to finish second in this year's four-team round robin. The Lady Hiltoppers' only loss came in … more
The Hillsboro softball team had some timely hitting in the early going to beat a scrappy Lincolnwood squad on Thursday, April 11, by a 13-6 final score in Raymond. The Toppers staked starting … more
Senior Kai Hanner struck out a season-best 15 batters on Tuesday, April 9, to help Hillsboro defeat Carlinville 4-0 in South Central Conference play. Hanner, who has struck out nine or more in all … more
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